Macron’s win brought hope of EU unity, but tensions are rising between west and east and over the Balkan countries
Balkan Troubles: The European Perspective and the Case for US Engagement
The U.S. wishes to create flexible deterrence on NATO's eastern flank in order to prevent a crisis before it happens, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe, said at the Lennart Meri Conference in Tallinn on Saturday.
CEAS Director Jelena Milić article for New Eastern Europe
The March 2017 presidential election in Serbia further consolidated Aleksander Vučić’s grip on power within the country. There is no doubt that he will continue to proclaim himself as a champion of Serbia’s EU integration.
However, in reality, he is an autocrat, at best.
Governments should use the free press to their advantage by openly investigating disinformation campaigns